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. if you look at the issues that really matter, taming the explosive growth of medicare, the explosive growth of medicaid, saving social security, cutting national defense. we spend more than the next 17 countries combined. our defense spending is unsustainable. tax reform. we're not hearing that from either side. so when i hear barack obama saying mitt romney's a right-wing radical and mitt romney's saying barack obama is a european socialist, it's a joke because al, there's not, unfortunately, a lot of serious talk about -- and you talk to simpson-bowles about the key issues that are going to bankrupt us, not in the next generation, but over the next decade. >> you're right, joe. and the architecture's out there. we know what we have to do. >> right. >> both sides know what we have to do. both sides have to compromise some. particularly social security's not that hard at all. >> no. >> but no one's talking about it. this is a strange campaign. in some ways people talk about what they want to do 10 or 15 years from now. no one's talking about what we're going to do in the next couple
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controversial views on 9/11. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral. see why millions of people have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. don't wait. call now. --let's turn to syria. there is believe that assad is using weapons they got from iran. and how long will you continue to support assad, given the appalling conditions, catastrophe we are all wat
? >> the first thing in our article here is getting medicare costs under control is the number one priority and it is the most untouchable thing. that will cause more trouble than any other problem we have fiscally in the united states. getting medicare costs under control is the number one thing. >> you say we also surcharges' smokers and the obies for their mevacor -- medicare programs. where did that idea come from? >> it came from us. i put it in the memo but i did not have to fight hard for it. it is something i ran in the washington post. i called people mega fatties rather than morbidly obese. i was rebuked for being insensitive. i guess i probably am. everyone knows it is true. someone has to pay for it. i am not saying you should bankrupt people if they are too heavy. but there should be penalties. i am not really a democrat but i am a democrat compared to him. it have to be responsible to some extent for your personal behavior. someone is going to pay for it. >> quite right. we should point out we are not the only ones making arguments like this. there have been other bipartisan c
has the answers, isn't he? it's amazing. and here he comes. [ male announcer ] eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp... and provided by unitedhealthcare insurance company, which has over 30 years of experience behind it. with all the good years ahead, look for the experience and commitment to go the distance with you. call now to request your free decision guide. gregg: a murder trial underway for a woman accused of killing a nurs
the bush tax cuts expire for people making more than $500,000. we will fix medicare so we can negotiate to get were the prices -- better prices on prescription drugs. we will let the tax subsidies to the big five oil companies to expire. we then have to find by year end about $235 billion in savings over ten years. we can do that in the short or term -- >> moderator: on one point, do you believe everyone in virginia should pay something in federal income tax? cain cain well, everyone pays taxings. >> moderator: the federal income tax. kaine: i would be open to a proposal that would have some taxes for everyone, but many of the 47% that governor romney was going after pay a higher percentage of their income than taxes than he does. >> moderator: governor allen, this is the standard bearer of the republican party, the leader of the republican party as the nominee of your party for the presidency. again, he believes that that 47% belief -- believe that they are victims. do you share that vision of america in and what would you do as senator allen about the 47%? allen: the best indicator of
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if the state government does it, he doesn't think taxes should be raised and he's against the medicare advantage cuts. this is consistent for him since the beginning of the campaign. the problem is his rhetoric sounds like he objects to obama care on a much broader -- >> but, michael, the central issue is the individual mandate. >> that's right. >> and he's having it both ways on that, isn't he? >> well, sure. he's saying i like the individual mandate on the state level and i don't like it on the federal level. >> right. >> don't forget, this underlying philosophy that earlier this week he said we have care for the uninsured, they can go to the emergency rooms. a few years ago he said we can't have freeloaders going to the emergency room. there is, michael, i think some slicing and dicing he's trying to do. don't forget, two days ago he admits that the president actually has not raised taxes on the middle class. then yesterday he says to people attacking the president, and he says, middle class people, i'm going do all these things, but don't expect a big tax break. the guy has got to
medicare, cuts to education and tax cuts to the rich, he's been very forceful about contrasting his views on things with what he says are the views to the other side which are sort of embracing a host of unpopular positions to these constituencies he's mobilizing the debates and had success with it and police tried to paint romney as an out of touch equity guide working-class person of the team that it's been fairly successful strategy particularly but only with the base but white working-class voters to be competitive in this election the obama team realized correctly there is a very off-putting thing about romney which is embodied in the republican party these days, but romney doesn't particularly without saying a word of the republican performance. it has been designed to optimize the things they might say that what really ticked off the base for the democratic party and raise concerns among independent voters. they probably couldn't have done much better captured by the elements that are far away by the level of conservatism and social issues, paul business of corrupting paul ryan and
, the senate, and the president to help people passed social security and medicare and food stamps. any port middle-class or working-class person that boats for a republican -- that votes for republicans -- this world would be back with it was in the 1930's. people to have the minimum wage. \ guest: that was very interesting laying out what is happening in this country. you raise the issue of the minimum wage. the democrats have not been pushing for that to be increased either. this is a very serious issue, the issue of a minimum wage of eight livable wage. -- oh a little -- of a liv able. i agree it is not a liberal media in this country. let's go back to the bombing of iraq in 2003. there was a report of the four nightly newscasts. in a two-week period, colin powell pushing for war in the u. n, it was the final nail in the coffin. he had been hesitant about the war. he was very credible when he came out and said i believe there are weapons of mass destruction. it did not turn out to be true. you look at these four major nightly newscasts and in that two-weeks, six weeks before the bombing
expensive networks. >>> a new report says medicare's bill for knee replacement is soaring. it will only get worse. total knee replacement surgeries for medicare patients increased more than 161% in the past two decades. a knee replacement adds up to $15,000, adding up to $5 billion a year in medicare bills. the study says it is sure to grow in the years ahead because 77 million baby boomers will be going on medicare. hello, my name is gayle. my knee is hurting right now. >> what a bust for medicare. that's a big concern. >>> this morning, just for 999 you can get images of ian stain's brain. his brain was removed when he died in 1955. the app will allow more scientists to figure out why ian stain was so brilliant. the app is able to nonscientists as well. >> does that mean that you're trying to -- let me put that on my app? >> >>> one >>> one out of nine adult vacationers in the u.s. goes solo. but traveling alone, you often pay more. this morning peter greenberg has five things you need to know to save money and stay safe. always a good thing. we'll be right back on "cbs this morning" with
in for millions of seniors. what happens if medicare patients need to go back to the hospital for care. martha: can a recent spike on these horrible attacks in afghanistan force our troops to get out of afghanistan earlier? we'll talk to jack keane about that. we'll be right back. martha: 20 people have been hurt in california after a truck slammed into an amtrak train. most of the injuries are said to be minor. >> the train started going down. the noise was extra loud. and smoke -- we thought it was smoke about it was dust. >> my mother called hysterically that the strain overturned. and my niece and her newborn baby are on that train. martha: police say it did occur at a crossing equipped with gates to stop traffic. bill: millions of americans can be affected by a little known piece of the president's healthcare law. hospitals face big fines if medicare patients have to be readmitted within 30 days. one in five medicare patients have to go back to the hospital for care. dr. siegel, good morning to you. what was the intent in this provision of the law? >> it's all about money. the government
, getting medicare costs under control. it is the number one priority. it is the most untouchable thing. that will cause more trouble than any other problem we've got this bill the, getting medicare costs under control is the number-one thing. >> the sale we also charged eight obies for their medicare coverage. -- you say we also charge of the obese for their medicare coverage. >> i did not have to fight hard for it. this is another thing where everybody knows this to be true. someone has to pay for it. there should be penalties. but not really a democrati you have to be responsible for your personal behavior. someone is going to pay for it. >> we are not the only ones making arguments like this. there have been other bipartisan commissions. the task force also said that with regard to medicare we need to do something about the obese and smokers. the also have a proposal more complicated. for restricting the spending on the end of life care. these are difficult decisions. we are going to have to face them. >> fixing the economy tonight at 8:00. >> the former ambassador to pakistan says
's important to you. it's how we help you choose the right humana medicare plan for you. because when your medicare is taken care of, you can spend more me sharing your passions. wow. ggles ] [ male announcer ] with the people who matter most. i love you grandpa! i love you grandma! now you're a real fisherman. [ male announcer ] humana. >>> that's quite a guy, isn't it? paul ryan, isn't that something? wait a second. romney, ryan, romney, ryan, romney, ryan. therwe go. all right, that's grea k >>sose to forgive poor mitt romney for feeling a little overshadowed by his running mate. after all, it's hard to compete with a guy who can catch fish with his be hands while at the atld rob kids of their free lunch meals. how much of mitt romney's campaign belong to mitt romney? you can't help but wonder if mr. romney is just going along for the ride. joining us is tim dickinson of "rolling one." his new article is in the current issue of theage an eleeais, too. tim, i'd like to show you something before we delve into your article. just take a listen to this, tim. >> the only thing that limits you
auction off the table. to me, that is the foundation of it. like she said about medicare for all, there is a choice. that is real choice of when you can pay for your government health care. host: thank you for your call. guest: you raised a number of important points and it is great to hear your voice from west virginia. i am looking forward to going there soon. we have to include more voices and all the debates prefers presidential debate is coming up in denver and i think we will be in virginia tech before the debate. i know this was the side of the killing of 32 people. the brady campaign against gun violence has waged a campaign to get jim lehrer of pbs who will be posted the first presidential election to ask the question about gun violence. another. you don't hear much debate between the republican candidate mitt romney and president obama -- we will open up the debate and expand the debate as we so often do on "democracy now, "to a third party candidates. we will be in denver, to and we will have third-party candidates responding to the same questions being put to mitt rom
of our medicare and social security. man 1: i want facts. straight talk. tell me your plan... and what it means for me. woman 2: i'm tired of the negative ads and political spin. that won't help me decide. man 2: i earned my medicare and social security. and i deserve some answers. anncr: where do the candidates stand on issues that... affe seniors today and in the future? find out with the aarp voters' guide at earnedasay.org >> good morning, "varney & company" viewers, today is wednesday, december 26th. here is the big story of the day. a picture of decline and financial hardship. since president obama took office, household income is it down a whopping 8.2%, even if you measure from the time when the economic recovery began, household income down nearly 6%, bad news. and from 2009, 12 million more americans are on food stamps, that's a gain of 34%. in september alone, just in one month, nearly 83,000 people signed up for federal social disability benefits. 736,000 this calendar year, 2012. so, will mitt romney ask the same questions president reagan asked more than 30 years ago. re
and understand what's important to you. it's how we help you choose the right humana medicare plan for you. because when your medicare is taken care of, you can spend more time sharing your passions. wow. [ giggles ] [ male announcer ] with the people who matter most. i love you grandpa! i love you grandma! now you're a real fisherman. [ male announcer ] humana. now you're a real fisherman. hey america, even though slisa rinna is wearing the new depend silhouette briefs for charity to prove how great the fit is even under a fantastic dress. the best protection now looks, fits and feels just like underwear. we invite you to get a free sample and try one on too. >>> is it time to reconsider foreign aid to countries where many of the people don't want us around? >> how would you as president manage the continuing issues of the arab spring differently? >> would you consider the current egyptian regime an ally of the united states? >> should the castro brothers worry about a romney presidency? >> what would you tell latino families looking at you asking for reelecting, what about us? >> what's
. .. >> the first thing that nr article here is getting medicare costs under control is the number one priority and it's the most untouchable thing. but that is going to cause more trouble than any other problem we have got fiscally in the united states, getting medicare costs under control is the number one thing. c-span: you say we also surcharge smokers and the obese for their medicare coverage. where did that idea come from? >> guest: it came from us. i am the person to put it in the memo but i didn't have to fight very hard for it. also i ran into this, something i ran at "the washington post." i call them megafatty and i was rebuked for this by "the washington post" for being insensitive which i guess i probably am. but this is another thing where everybody knows it to be true and someone has to pay for it. i don't think you should bankrupt people if they are heavy but there should be penalties. i mean i'm not really democrat but i'm certainly -- but you have to be responsible to some extent for your personal behavior. >> guest: quite right and we should point out also we are not the only
of honor. [applause] >> the first thing in our article here is getting medicare costs under control is the number one priority and it is the most untouchable saying. but that is going to cause more trouble than any other problem we've got fiscally in the united states. getting medicare costs under control is the number one thing. >> you say we also surcharged pokers and to be obese for their medicare coverage. where did that idea come from? >> it came from us. i mean, i'm a person to put it in the memo. i didn't have to fight hard for it. i ran into this common something every in the washington post, were sort of calling people morbidly obese a club and the omega fatty. i was being insensitive, which i guess i probably am. but this is another thing where everybody knows this to be true and someone has to pay for. i'm not saying you should encrypt if they're too heavy, but there should be penalties. i mean, i'm not really democrat, but you have to be responsible for your personal behavior. and some is going to pay for it. >> quite right. we should we should point out also for your no
up to higher levels of governments. when i heard the president when year ago put medicare and social security on the chopping block, and medicaid as a solution to the crisis, i said, we cannot allow this to go unchallenged. that is what actually brought me into the race. i got a involved to help recruit somebody that could run and represent the green party. and represent the solutions that the american people are clamoring for. in the process, when you join a recruiting committee, sometimes you get recruited yourself. going back, i became involved with the green party to start with about 10 years ago when as a doctor and a mother -- a medical doctor and a mother, i felt like things were unraveling around us. we really did not have a feature to provide for our children. in so many ways from the economy and the rise of epidemic disease, i began to work with our elected officials thinking that surely they would want to do the right thing. i felt like, we have real alternatives. i was working in the community to develop alternatives. for example, clean, renewable energy that saves lives
're voting for... the future of our medicare and social security. man 1: i want facts. straight talk. tell me your plan... and what it means for me. woman 2: i'm tired of the negative ads and political spin. that won't help me decide. man 2: i earned my medicare and social security. and i deserve some answers. anncr: where do the candidates stand on issues that... affect seniors today and in the future? find out with the aarp voters' guide at earnedasay.org gives you a 50% annual bonus. and everyone likes 50% more [ russian accent ] rubles. eh, eheh, eh, eh. [ brooklyn accent ] 50% more simoleons. [ western accent ] 50% more sawbucks. ♪ [ maine accent ] 50% more clams. it's a lobster, either way. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card. with a 50% annual cash bonus, it's the card for people who like more cash. [ italian accent ] 50% more dough! what's in your wallet? hey, bro. or engaging. conversations help us learn and grow. at wells fargo, we believe you can never underestimate the power of a conversation. it's this exchange of ideas that helps you move ahead with confide
it will be bad on the budget side, as i said. including for medicare t will drive the medicare trust fund out-- dry up the money by 2016. if what i think is going to happen happens and president obama wins, i think that too will break the logjam for a different reason. as senator mcconnell says their number one goal for the last four years has been denying him a second term. as soon as he gets that, they can't deny him a third term. he can't have one anyway. so i think you will see, i will just make a prediction. i think in the lame duck session they will avoid the fiscal cliff, they will reach an agreement-- . >> rose: by extending it, by some kind of an extension or by making a deal. >> they'll either make a deal or they will have a short extension which makes it clear this is not another year, i predict that you will get a budget deal early next year f not in this lame duck session. and i think you'll see them start to work together. it is going to be a different world. >> rose:ecause the electn wi hav that kind of consequence. >> absolutely. >> one of romney's top foreign policy advisors
of americans, the polling shows ryan's pick add medicare at front and center, especially in florida -- he has a problem -- >> i'm not arguing that. >> i don't think he's going to be able to avoid. i think you are going to get some substance. i think you need to get some personality. you need to get some spontaneity. i'm not sure either of these two guys is good at spontaneity. if you can fix spontaneity, you've achieved success in politics. >> here's one good piece of news for romney. whatever's happening in sort of the inside washington game, i saw a poll today, i think it was abc news said, 52% of americans expect obama to win. something like 25%, 30% expect romney to win. with the viewers, may not not -- maybe they won't all be watching. >> skewed polls. >> christie is saying, everything will change wednesday. everything will change. >> let me see what obama needs to be. obama has to make sure that he doesn't come off as sort of arroga arrogant, who are you to question me, the president of the united states? that never works. they are now equals in the eyes of the american people. >> you m
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to protect medicare and social security and cut taxes increase the budget and balance the budget? jon >> he will answer that on wednesday. >> bob: i'm sure he will. all i can say is one more thing is next. ♪ ♪ >> eric: all right. time for one more thing. >> andrea: we have had a heavy show but this will lighten the mood. whitney is a sophomore in michigan. and last week, she was told she was going to be the homecoming queen by students at her school only to find out they were just playing a nasty prank on her. well, she has some words for those bullies. >> kids are bullying, do not let them bring you down. stand up for what you believe in. go with your heart and go with your gut. that's what i did. and look at me now. i'm as happy as can be. >> andrea: the national media heard about this story and the community rallied around her. they chipped in to buy her dress for homecoming. they bought her homecoming dinner dance. that was her brought out on the field to more than 1,000 cheering fans. a lot wearing her favorite color orange. good for you, whitney. stand up to them. >> eric: move on
speeds on more expensive networks. >> new report says medicare's bill for knee replacement is soaring and only get worse. total knee replacement surgeries for medicare patients increased more than 161% during the past two decades and a knee replacement costs about $15,000. that adds up to $5 billion a year in medicare bills. the study says it's sure to grow in the years ahead because 77 million baby boomers will be going on medicare. hello, my name is gayle. my knee hurts right now. >>> this morning, just 9-9-9, detailed images of albert einstein's brain. his brain was removed when he died in 1955. scientists can figure out why einstein was so brilliant. >>> does that mean, charlie, norah o'donnell, you're trying to cut down on my app? >>> one out of nine adult vacationers in the u.s. go solo. traveling alone you pay more. peter greenberg has more on how you can save money and save fees when cbs "this morning" returns with peter. hello, piper. nice u. i see you're crunching numbers with a cup of joe... when you could be relaxing with a delicious gevalia. or as i like to say, a cup of
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for her to say something along the lines of dean heller wants to end medicare as we know it and turn it into a voucher program and basically try to tie him to that. you've also seen heller running a little bit and with romney's comments about the 47%, we saw how he distance himself from that saying that is and how he viewed the world. so he makes it come up as well. they will also likely bring up the treen act that's a pretty big deal in nevada and in the latino population. she has tried to make that an issuer and he has also tried to reach out to latino voters in the house and others ways of outreach. >> when it comes to looking at the polling or at least what suggested as far as this race is concerned, what is the story in nevada? >> for the polling, basically, you know, we have seen a lot of ties in the polls, and tonight actually there is a new poll coming along. nbc, wall street journal poll which will be a nice fresh polling information going into the debate. for a lot of the recent that we have seen have been automated, and they honestly also can deduct a few points and basica
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